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CIS 139 MULTIMEDIA CONCEPTS

CIS 139An Introduction to Multimedia

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CIS 139 An Introduction to Multimedia

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in CIS 107 or placement

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  This course provides an introduction to many of the individual components of interactive, computer–assisted communications.  Because multimedia technology is a tool, the applications are practically endless and multimedia may mean different things to different people.  It may be a communications tool to some and an artistic medium to others.  It can also be a teaching tool or a way to complete a business transaction.  This course assists students in planning and developing multimedia presentations in their field of interest.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. identify and describe the components and modalities of multimedia production;
  2. plan, create, and revise an interactive PowerPoint presentation;
  3. create and manipulate graphics and images and use them in a multimedia presentation;
  4. incorporate animation, sound, and video in a multimedia presentation; and
  5. apply ethical standards in the creation of presentations.